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Software AG and IGATE, the New Jersey-headquartered integrated technology and operations solutions provider, today announced the launch of “ProFound”, a solution based on Software AG’s ARIS Business and IT Transformation product suite, to actively support the digital transformation journeys of its customers. ARIS is part of Software AG’s recently announced Digital Business Platform designed to allow enterprises and the public sector responding to today’s rapidly digitizing economies and new competitive landscapes…

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RSA, The Security Division of EMC, released the results of a new global breach readiness survey that covered thirty countries and compared those global results with a survey of the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC), a group of top security leaders from the Global 1000. Using the SBIC as a benchmark, the results suggest that the majority of organizations are not following incident response best practices and are not well prepared to face the challenges of today's advanced cyber threats. The survey report provides quantitative insights into real-world security practices and highlights gaps in technology and procedure as well as prescriptive advice from the SBIC for how to best close those gaps…

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IBM has announced that the U.S. Army is using IBM Hybrid Cloud to power one of the biggest logistics systems in the U.S. federal government. The new hybrid cloud system is designed to connect the IBM Cloud to the Army's on-premise environment to enable broad use of data analytics for sharper insights and result in improved performance, enterprise scale, better security, and greater reliability – all IBM hallmarks…

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BMC introduced new capabilities to its leading mainframe management suite aimed at helping CIOs and IT executives significantly reduce IBM Monthly License Charge (MLC) software costs. BMC Cost Analyzer now delivers a powerful combination of analytics and actionable intelligence that help business leaders gain visibility into hidden charges. BMC Cost Analyzer is designed to help IT leaders better manage their mainframe budget and reduce MLC costs by up to 20 percent through workload placement…

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I recently took a quiz online that asked, "How Millennial Are You?" * From the 15 questions I answered, I received a score of 94/100. So, I would say that makes me "very millennial" (the mark of a millennial was a score of 73 or higher). But what does being a millennial actually mean? Well, according to this quiz, it meant I’ve watched some TV, haven’t read a physical newspaper in some time, have a social networking presence, and, most importantly, spend a hideous amount of time on my mobile phone. In fact, I only have a mobile phone—I haven’t had a landline since I left my parent’s home eight years ago. On my mobile phone I receive, on average, more than 50 text messages a day, I check my bank balance regularly (surely some money will have magically appeared?!), update my social media and do my shopping—everything from a weekly food shop to Christmas gifts. Recently, I even sold my laptop because I didn’t use it as I could do everything I needed from the little white oblong in my hand, with the Disney Castle wallpaper (no judgment please)…

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